Horsepath (St. Giles)

HORSEPATH (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Headington, hundred of Bullingdon, county of Oxford, 4 miles (E. by S.) from Oxford; containing 306 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £91; patrons and impropriators, the President and Fellows of Magdalen College, Oxford. The church is an ancient cruciform structure, with a central tower. In the nave are two figures rudely sculptured in stone, supposed to be the effigies of persons who bequeathed money for the erection of the tower; in the east window are the arms of Magdalen College, and there is an altartomb of blue marble, with the effigy of a mitred abbot.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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